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LMCAG – Adults Art Classes and Activities Term 2 2011

ADULT WEEKEND CLASSES

Mixed Media Textile Quilting

Explore the creative potential of mixed media textile quilting. Select a theme to create your own small art quilt/textile patch experimenting with mixed media and both hand- and machine-stitching techniques.

Exploring Watercolour and Mixed Media

Engage in a series of guided exercises encouraging experimentation with watercolour and mixed media. This workshop is the perfect way to gain confidence in a new medium or brush up on
your existing skills.

Judy Hooworth
10:00am–4:00pm
Sunday 22 May
$50 per person
basic materials included
Level: adult beginners to intermediate
Marea Kozaczynski-McCaig
10:00am–4:00pm
Sunday 5 June
$50 per person
basic materials included
Level: adult beginners
to intermediate

The Hand-Stitched Line

Be introduced to the use of simple hand-stitching in textiles. Explore historical and contemporary examples of stitching and textile in fine arts and craft before creating your own textile sampler or small study piece.

Printmaking and the Landscape

Be inspired by the gallery’s lakeside surrounds and the Colliding Islands exhibition in order to produce your own artwork using creative methods of printing without a press.

Pamela Fitzsimons

1:30–4.30pm & 10:00am–4:00pm
Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 May
$85 per person
Level: adult beginners to intermediate

Kes Harper

10:00am–4:00pm
Sunday 19 June
$50 per person
basic materials included
Level: adult beginners to intermediate

Creative Drawing

Learn about, enjoy and understand the making of artworks through a sequence of art exercises in the relaxing environment of this weekend workshop. Conducted both inside and outside the gallery, participants will be rewarded with a fresh and new way of looking at the visual world.
(Please bring hat & sunscreen for outdoor activities.)

Ann Caddey

1:30–4:30pm & 10:00am–4:00pm
Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 June
$85 per person
basic materials included
Max 12 participants
Level: adult beginners to intermediate

ADULT WEEKDAY CLASSES

Oil Painting

Learn the essential skills in the traditional medium of oil painting. Work through a series of guided exercises to build upon your canvas each week focusing on composition and the use of colour. This is a very popular workshop so make your booking fast!

Painting a Chinese Vertical Scroll

Sip traditional green Chinese tea and listen to relaxing music while you learn the ancient art form of painting a Chinese vertical scroll. We provide expert guidance and great historical knowledge in order for you to look at the theme of birds, bamboo and blossoms in the creation of scrolls.

Graham Cox

7 x 2.5hr sessions
Tuesdays 10:00am–12:30pm
& 1:30–4:00pm
10 May–21 June
$185 per person
basic materials included
Max 10 participants
per session
Level: adult beginners, intermediate or advanced

Stephen Cassettari

6 x 2.5hr sessions
Thursdays 10:30am–1:00pm
19 May–23 June
$160 per person
basic materials included
Level: adult beginners to intermediate

How to Book

By phone (02) 4965 8260

By email artgallery@lakemac.nsw.gov.au

By posting a cheque payable to Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery to:
Art Classes, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
Box 1906 Hunter Region MC NSW 2310

In person at the gallery

To ensure a quality learning experience, all courses are limited to 15 students, unless otherwise indicated. Places are only secured upon receipt of payment.

For full details of classes, bookings and enrolment conditions, click here to download the LMCAG brochure.

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